senate Bill S5447A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that a state employee's net salary may be deposited directly in a bank for any purpose to an account in the name of such employee

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2020 print number 5447a
Mar 04, 2020 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
May 01, 2019 referred to finance

S5447 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7893
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §200, St Fin L

S5447 - Summary

Provides that the comptroller shall cause, in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the comptroller, that a state employee's net salary may be deposited directly in a bank for any purpose to an account in the name of such employee.

S5447 - Sponsor Memo

S5447 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5447

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to the direct deposit
  of certain salaries

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 200 of the state
finance law, as amended by chapter 641 of the laws of 1997,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  (I)  Upon  the  written request from a state employee HIRED ON OR
BEFORE JANUARY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE,  the  comptroller  may
cause, in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant
to paragraph (b) of this subdivision, such employee's net salary, or any
portion  thereof designated by the employee, to be deposited directly in
a bank for any purpose to an account in the name of  such  employee,  on
forms  provided  by  the  comptroller, and duly filed in accordance with
such regulations.
  (II) ON AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE,  THE  COMP-
TROLLER  SHALL  CAUSE,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE  RULES AND REGULATIONS
PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  A  STATE
EMPLOYEE'S NET SALARY TO BE DEPOSITED DIRECTLY IN A BANK FOR ANY PURPOSE
TO  AN  ACCOUNT  IN  THE NAME OF SUCH EMPLOYEE, ON FORMS PROVIDED BY THE
COMPTROLLER,  AND  DULY  FILED  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  SUCH  REGULATIONS.
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, SUCH EMPLOYEE MAY SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR EXEMPTION FROM
THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBPARAGRAPH  ON A FORM PROVIDED BY THE COMP-
TROLLER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2021 and shall  only  apply
to  state  employees  hired  on  and after such date; provided, however,
effective immediately the state  comptroller  is  hereby  authorized  to
promulgate  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
this act on its effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S5447A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7893
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §200, St Fin L

S5447A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the comptroller shall cause, in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the comptroller, that a state employee's net salary may be deposited directly in a bank for any purpose to an account in the name of such employee.

S5447A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5447A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5447--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Finance -- recommitted to the Committee on Finance in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to the direct deposit
  of certain salaries

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 200 of the state
finance law, as amended by chapter 641 of the laws of 1997,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  (I)  Upon  the  written request from a state employee HIRED ON OR
BEFORE JANUARY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  the  comptroller  may
cause, in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant
to paragraph (b) of this subdivision, such employee's net salary, or any
portion  thereof designated by the employee, to be deposited directly in
a bank for any purpose to an account in the name of  such  employee,  on
forms  provided  by  the  comptroller, and duly filed in accordance with
such regulations.
  (II) ON AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  THE  COMP-
TROLLER  SHALL  CAUSE,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE  RULES AND REGULATIONS
PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  A  STATE
EMPLOYEE'S NET SALARY TO BE DEPOSITED DIRECTLY IN A BANK FOR ANY PURPOSE
TO  AN  ACCOUNT  IN  THE NAME OF SUCH EMPLOYEE, ON FORMS PROVIDED BY THE
COMPTROLLER,  AND  DULY  FILED  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  SUCH  REGULATIONS.
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, SUCH EMPLOYEE MAY SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR EXEMPTION FROM
THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBPARAGRAPH  ON A FORM PROVIDED BY THE COMP-
TROLLER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08967-03-9

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